Across the Arctic Circle to the Northern Lights


As winter wonderland experiences go, there can be few to match the mesmerising Northern Lights.

This 11-day escorted tour travels through stunning scenery by train, crossing the Arctic Circle in pursuit of this elusive natural phenomenon. After city sightseeing in Oslo, head north to Trondheim, the Lofoten Islands, Tromsø, Narvik and Kiruna, with a farewell dinner at the world-famous (and original) ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi.

The price is from £3,250 pp (two sharing), including flights (London), ten nights’ B&B, rail, road and ferry travel, excursions, three lunches, three dinners and UK tour leader.

Departs 18 Feb. 2020. Call AITO* member Ffestiniog Travel on 01766 512 400 ( AITO is The Specialist Travel Association: more than 120 specialist travel companies providing an unrivalled collection of holiday ideas that cover every corner of the world. Consumers booking with AITO can be assured of high-quality holidays, excellent personal service and full financial protection. Visit for further information.

Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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